Amy Schumer hit back at the magazine for including her in their plus-size issue, saying that she didn't want "young girls seeing [her] body type and thinking that is plus size".
Stephanie Marie Anderson

6 Apr 2016 - 1:01 PM  UPDATED 6 Apr 2016 - 1:03 PM

Glamour magazine has apologised to comedian Amy Schumer for putting her in their first ever plus-size issue without consent.

Schumer called out the magazine's decision to include her, saying that it was "not cool" or "glamourous [sic]".

"I think there's nothing wrong with being plus size," she wrote on Instagram, calling plus-size women "beautiful healthy women," before voicing her concerns about "young girls seeing [her] body type and thinking that is plus size."

"Plus size is considered size 16 in America. I go between a size 6 and an 8," she pointed out, adding that the magazine put her in "their plus size only issue without asking or letting [her] know."

"It doesn't feel right to me," she said, asking her Instagram followers: "What are your thoughts?" 

Schumer later tweeted that she felt that her inclusion was "Just a little odd" and that it was "unfair not to be told."

Glamour magazine responded via statement, saying: “First off, we love Amy, and our readers do too – which is why we featured her on the cover of Glamour last year.”

The rep disputed calling Schumer plus size, though, saying: “The cover line on this special edition – which is aimed at women size 12 [Australian size 16] and up – simply says ‘Women Who Inspire Us,’ since we believe her passionate and vocal message of body positivity IS inspiring, as is the message of the many other women, of all sizes, featured. The edition did not describe her as plus-size. We are sorry if we offended her in any way.”

As for Schumer? Well, it appears she's over it, tweeting a video of her on the beach and saying that she is "done with... unnecessary labels."


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